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good morning. i'm jade hernandez, a deadly hit and run in the city. cleanup is underway here in san jose. al qaeda issued its first public statement on the death of bin laden. the numbers came out 90 minutes ago. the economic report showing the highest hiring spree in years. good morning. welcome to mornings on 2. i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. >> a deadly hit and run in san
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francisco overnight. a drunk driver killed a person and crashed outside st. marys medical center. good morning. jade. >> reporter: you're going to here from her in just a second. the san francisco police department spokesman is on the scene. you can see that masonic is open to through traffic. a man was struck and killed as he crossed the street in the crosswalk. the body landed a half a block down on sonic. the suspected drunk driver never slowed down. >> he was very drunk. he asked the cops what happened. they said a do you mean what happened? >> reporter: this is the hyundai involved. it appears the 23-year-old suspected driver was speeding,
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driving as fast as 60 miles an hour or over. the victim is a 55-year-old african-american man. a cab driver noticed the body and called the police. what you're looking at here, paramedics taking the suspect, believed to be a san francisco resident to the hospital. he suffered wounds to his face and hands from the shattered windshield. police spotted the suspect close to the scene. his car hood had flown open. the vehicle had no grill or headlights. moments later the suspect nearly hit an er nurse at st. mary's medical center. >> i saw a car coming in, hitting the corner very hard. there were no headlights, no front gri. he was coming in on a speed. i was coming in the opposite direction and was going to park my car in the parking garage.
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i tried to dodge him and he actually ran in. the cement part stopped the car. >> reporter: here along straighter street near st. mary's hospital. as mentioned, san francisco police, the spokesperson is out here. we'll get new details from hem and bring it to you in the second hour on mornings on 2. jade hernandez. well, there was another rowdy cinco de mayo in the bay area. there was widespread violence and vandalism. claudine wong is back. >> reporter: this is near 33rd street. businesses are trying to get back to normal. this is the weaver tax insurance
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company. the owners of this business also own a strip mall which is right next to it. there are three businesses that are also dealing with smashed windows. the boards you are looking at, they were put up by the city. the own are didn't realize this happened until they turned on the news and saw the damage on tv. they said they were frustrated by this sight. all of the repairs will come out of their pocket. >> glass insurance is the most expensive thing. >> reporter: how much will it cost? >> thousands. they're on retain are, so the city incurs costs. >> reporter: do they send you a bill? >> the last time it happened, they didn't send me a bill. >> reporter: he has owned the
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building since 1974. this has happened 10 to 15 times. he said it's a disgrace to the holiday. this all happened about 10:00 last night. we want to show you video from newschopper 2. you can tell from the video that things got out of control around that time with people jumping in on cars. that's when a newspaper stand got pushed over. we don't know how many were arrested. at this point that appears to be the time frame. it seems to have calmed down around 11:15 or so. people sauer motorcycle -- saw
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motorcycle officers rolling through. inside is the weaver tax service. again, the cleanup is underway. they'll get ahold of their insurance company, but this is not something they cover with the insurance. they will pay for it out of pocket and move on wither that day. for the first team al qaeda is confirming osama bin laden's death. an internet statement said bin laden's blood will not be wasted and that al qaeda will continue attacking americans and their allies. the statement says american's happiness will turn to sadness. we continue to learn more about the raid that killed bin laden. new reports indicate that the cia had been watching the secret compound in pakistan for months from a safe house nearby. reportedly the cia officers used spy equipment to try to pick up
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voices from inside the house. the team would regularly see a tall man walking through the compound's courtyard but they were never able to positively confirm that man was bin laden. later today president obama will meet privately with some of the military personnel who took part on the raid. coming up at 7:15, we'll have a live report from washington, d.c. with details of the president's visit to thank the troops for their successful mission. >> overnight a high speed chase ended with a man in the hospital. police spotted a van on do little drive. the officer tried to pull the driver over as he turned over on to davis street. that's when the van's driver made a u turn and turned towards the police officer crashes into him head on. despite being shaken up, the officer was able to arrest the driver. the officer was taken to the
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hospital and has minor injuries. police are looking for three men who car jacked a woman last night and shot her roommate. police say the woman had just pulled into her driveway when she was confronted by three men who demanded the key to her car. the woman's roommate came out. several shots were fired at the roommate and he was shot in the leg before they escaped with the car. police are looking for men who snatched $8,000 in designer high glasses at the your eyes image store. one man was described as short and heavy with a shaved head and acted like he had a gun. the other was tall and thin with spikey hair. both of them were asian. the third man was driving the getaway car, a silver four-door
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mercedes. glides founder cecil williams will be the guest of honor at the annual breakfast of cham pans in the south bay. he was selected as the role model of the career and that his work puts him at the forefront of civil rights and human rights. the breakfast starts in a couple minutes. the verdict is in for a uc berkeley journalism student for illegally operating a campus. the panel ruled josh should not have been inside wheeler hall. wolf said he was only filming the demonstration as a journalist. >> all right. let's check in with sal.
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everyone behaving, sal? >> for the most part, dave and tori, we have a light commute. southbound 101 looks good coming down to the golden gate and at the bay bridge, westbound is also very light. looks like a weekend morning heading west into san francisco. also, the morning commute is going to be okay if you're driving on 101 down the peninsula, slow traffic in san bruno. >> happy friday. i'm in the fog. it's barks patchy, not covering the entire coast, but it is a sign of a cooler pattern. the leading edge of the system will dig over us that will really start to cool us down on saturday and sunday.
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we have sunshine inland. it will not be as warm, toasty yesterday for some. 60s, upper 80s and low 90s but not today. downright windy later on. we'll bottom out and then monday and tuesday looks warmer. then cooler weather and that might go into a cool pattern by the end of next book. the system is coming down from the north. it's in the much but enough to pick that fog up. so we have a lot of 40s. 49 is popular. santa rosa, napa and san rafael. a lot of low 50s. sfo west at 20. they had gusts at 32. three at san jose. santa rosa had a south wind. it's calm. 13 at fare field and towards
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crockett. the dpealt breeze -- delta breeze, sea breeze is coming together and then into novato by the weekend. the temperature will take a big plunge into the weekend as that system drops in. some patchy fog, cooler. sunny inland. upper 70s, low 80s away from the coast. and then a few low 80s for the santa clara valley, a few upper 70s towards the east bay. then a little rebound monday, tuesday. coming up, we'll tell you what the federal government said about the job rate and how the stock market is reacting. also, fear fight? not really. we're learning how many people were armed in the bin laden compound when the navy seals attacked.
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also, the dramatic announcement of "american idol" because santa cruz' james durbin fell to his knees.
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good morning. some fog has returned. temperatures upper 70s, low 80s. 60 million votes came in the most ever for the season and "american idol" is now down to the final four. >> the person going home tonight
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is -- jacob. >> all right. joining meline from los angeles is jacob lusk. good morning, jacob. >> good morning. how are you? >> i'm good. thank you. we've been watching you sing and i haven't heard anything say -- anyone say anything other than saying you have a fabulous voice. they say you need to move. it's got to be hard going from singing to performing. >> it is. it's a lot of work. i think i tried to do something more this year and that's not what america wanted. america wanted me to do what i've been doing. everything happened for reason. >> so you think the song selection is more of what hurt you? i do. like i said everything happened for a reason but i was not top
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five. >> that's a good attitude. we saw james durbin drop to his knees after he was moved over to one group and lauren alaina very emotional after ryan seacrest said your name. what is the tension? the tension must be unbelievable. you all have been living to the performing, probably hardly any sleep. what's it like? >> a lot of tension, a lot of stress. the thing that happens every thursday, it's an emotional roller coaster. we're hurt and don't want to go home but at the same time we don't want our friends to go home. i told lauren i was going home, but don't worry, you shine. you do your best. >> you've gotten close. >> yeah, very close. >> that's nice.
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we just heard recently i guess yesterday casey abrams got news he gets to perform for jack black. what's next for jacob lusk? do you know? >> i don't know. that's exciting. i can't wait. >> what's next for your career? >> next for me is "american idol" tour and then hopefully an album coming from me. >> okay. i scan see that -- can see that. okay. jacob lusk, good luck. let's go back over to tori. president obama travels to fort campbell kentucky to meet with some of the navy seals who took part in the raid on osama bin laden's compound.
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alison burns has more on how they knew so much about the compound. >> the president goes to for the campbell to meet the commandos we may never get to see. he has a jam packed day starting with a transmission plant in indiana and then fort campbell. he has a private meeting with the navy seals and the special operation pilots who carried them into pakistan. in fact, we may never know who carried out the mission. it is an elite secret group. we're learning how they knew so much about bin laden's compound. the cia retained a safe house in abbottabad. that helped the seals rehearse how they would take on bin laden. the word is the spies never got
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a picture of bin laden before the seals went. the safe house has now been shut down. reporting for ktvu. we're continuing to hear more details about the raid. it appears there was no intense firefight. a senior defense official said only one man in the compound fired any shots and he was quickly killed. the navy seals then shot and killed bin laden and several others. a large three-day protest against drug violence in mexico continues today. 600 people are walking 50-mile tools mexico city and -- 50 miles to mexico city. this protest march is expected to and on sunday. many of the participants lost loved ones not continuing
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violence. facebook has found a new way to get users to watch video ads and if's a semple -- simple. >> lawmakers want to cut taxes. americans are paying less in taxes now than any time in recent history. northbound 280 traffic moving long slowly. we're beginning to see slow traffic out there.
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facebook gairms can earn extra credit by viewing video ads. they will be incorporated into games. the users who pay real money to buy virtual goods can buy them with the credits they earn. the pay is 10-cents per video or one credit. they will also appear in other parts of facebook to attract
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gairms when they're not playing. think you're paying more in taxes these days? a new study shows americans are paying the smallest share in a half century. the usa today survey shows, the average american is paying less than 4% to cover federal, state and local taxes. that's down from the 27% americans paid through most of the 1970s, '80s and '90s. at that point they would have paid a half trillion in taxes. let's check traffic now. sal, how are we looking? we're okay. there's slow traffic building new some areas. let's go out to the san mateo. steve has been talking about patchy fog, so you might run into it.
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it's not causing visibility problems. southbound on 680, driving down past the mission boulevard and heading into san jose. san jose traffic is okay but when you get to highway 17, there's a little bunching up. basically what you'll see are slow spots. 7:24. let's go to steve. it will start to thicken up later today. there's plenty out there, but not all of it is moving inland. it's a cooler pattern. for those heading out for weekend it will be in the 60s and 70s. we'll be out of the 80s. 40s and 50s, but the wind is out of the west with a west wind gusting at 32 and a delta breeze in advance of that system which will be moving in to northern california late saturday into
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sunday. the end result mean as cooler pattern, mostly sunny but breezy today. near the coast, upper 60s, low 70s around the bay and a few low 80s inland. this will be it for the 80s. then we'll rebond on monday. the next couple of days cooler weather. it's a very busy morning on an island in the middle of the san francisco bay. we'll show you a is happening right now. in the wake of a threat on the nation's rail system, we'll tell you what amtrak is saying. oakland may increase the crackdown on gangs but the man behind the plan leaving town.
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happening now in sphrarntion volunteers are gathering at pier 41. they're headed over to angel island taking part in a one-day restoration profnlgt the volunteers came from all over the united states to take part. that is the boat they will be taking over to poor 41 from san francisco. employers added a lot more
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jobs in april. the labor department said private employers created 268,000 jobs. that's the most in more than five years, but layoffs offset that for a net gain of 244,000 new jobs. the jobless rate went up from 8.8 to 9% since people who had stopped looking for work jumped back into the job force but these numbers are making a positive run on wall street right now. taking a live look at the big boorksd the dow is up 148, restoring all of the losses from yesterday. the nasdaq is also up 28. s&p is up 15. today is a dark anniversary on wall street. one year ago today was the flash crash when the dow sank nearly 1,000 points in 20 minutes. some stocks lost a third of their value in that time.
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it started when one trader accidentally tried to trade a huge amount of securities tied to the index. some rules have been changed but many agree more needs to be done. al qaeda, for the first time, confirmed osama bin laden is dead. in an internet statement, the group warned of retaliation saying that al qaeda will remain a curse, chasing the americans and their agents. among the items seized in the raid in the compound was a handwritten note for plans on a terror attack on train in the u.s. we have more on security screening. >> reporter: following the 9/11 attack, the airport security screening got more intense. some called them intruesive.
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here, i talked to one passenger, someone who rides amtrak regularly. she said compare this to what the airport did. after 9/11 amtrak, they started checking i.d.'s. to this day they don't use high tech to screen luggage. people reacted to al qaeda's statements to attack. people used to riding the trains are used to get on without luggage screening but now are starting to take a look at the nonpractice. >> i get that is slightly concerning. as of now i feel remotely safe going on the train. >> the conductors are pretty good. they do a visual but you don't have x-ray machines. so it is lax. >> reporter: didn't get an
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official comment from amtrak but a spokes person said the rail system has other security measures and all bags are subject by conductors and bomb sniffing dogs show up unannounced. screening does happen on the east coast but he said he doesn't know why it doesn't aen on the west coast. kraig debro reporting. a plan to fix the delta is flawed according to a new report. $150million has been spent on the delta conservation plan. it is supposed to balance wildlife habitat against the state's water need. the national academy of science says the plan is incomplete. the proposal is to build a 45-mile canal. we're waiting to hear back from pg&e on repair work on a
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broken gas line. a gas broke was reported on oak park boulevard between stevenson drive and keith circle. crews have been working since then. pg&e said they would be finished by 5:30 at the earliest. the gas leak prompted a shelter in plaissments neighbors were warned to stay inside until the order was lifted. gas service in the area was not affected. a judge may decide today if a suspected serial killer will be allowed to represent himself at a murder trial. the judge delayed the ruling so joseph naso could pete with a public offender. he said he doesn't need a lawyer because he knows his case better than anyone else and that defense attorneys are too exspean spi. prosecutors say naso, accused of killing four northern california women have or than a million
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dollars in assets. a judge will died whether the city can empose tough restrictions on dozens of suspected gang members. if it's approved, this would be the third oakland neighborhood affected by the controversial crackdown on vie lnts street gangs. russo also announced his resignation. he will become the new city leader of alameda. the search continues for two men who broke into an east palo alto home and shot a man. the 33-year-old victim was shot in the leg after confronting the gunman. he is expected to be okay. we have no word on whether the suspects got lay way with anything. if you have information, contact east all the malt police. injured giants fan brian stow is undergoing more surgery to drain the fluid that's building up in his brain.
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stow suffered a fractured skull when he was beaten in march. doctors have been trying to remove him from coma inducing medications. a san francisco music student could be reunited with her stolen violin as soon as today. police arrested the suspect, scott sylvester. the rare vie len is worth $23,000. sylvester dropped it off at st. mary cathedral. gene kwan will fly to china. mayor kwan is hoping toen courage more business conditions. she said that will jean rate jobs and investments.
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she also wants to promote more are a service. mayor kwan said the port is paying for the trip, not taxpayer. san francisco's shr river is getting ready to release illegal immigrants from jail. it will allow them to go free bang june 1st. the plan would treat them the way u.s. citizens are treated. it's meant to uphold the sanctuary ordinance. just within the last 30 minutes we found out of a major deal. this one involves one of the nation's largest record labels. warner music group is being sold to rush is' access for $1.3 billion. a formal announcement will come today. this deal comes at a difficult
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time for the music industry. sales are half of what they were a decade ago and cd sales keep falling. it would have been the first law of its compliend in the nation, but now legislation requiring retailers to labor phones with radiation levels is on hold. the supervise said he will introduce changes to the law. a cell phone industry trade group has file lad lawsuit against the city claiming the law will mislead customers in thinking within stone safer than another. they said all cell phones meet fcc standards. hey, sal, what's happening on the roads? >> you know, dave and tori, it's been an unusual commute.
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we've had a little glimpse of the commute. getting slow getting into the valley. it's not completely a holiday. give yourself extra time if you drive through here. also, the morning commute will be slight but there will be some waiting at the metering lights. not a lot, just a little. 880 northbound getting crowded passing the coliseum and heading up north. 738. let's go to steve. >> we have a cooler friday. by the coast some patchy fog has moved in. it will be sunny but not as warm as it has been the past couple of days. fog returns, breezy, fair with a few high clouds. lows in the 40s and 50s. by noon coastal fog, 50s, 60s to near 70 vs. a lot of 50s, 60s closer to the coast.
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it will be cooler for all. yesterday was more confined to the coast. the system dropping down from the north is going to usher in our cooler pattern for the next couple of days, upper 40s, mid-fist of the for some. 20 at sfo. everything is taking shape. mostly sunny skies away from the coast. temperatures will be coming down compared to the last 15 days. the wind will pick up later on. 50s, 60s bay and upper 70s pass you work your way inland. looks like one more delay in the low 80s. we'll see more 70s inland, 60 close to the beach. you are running out of time to help name san jose's newest baby falcons.
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they were born on top of san jose city hall. you can vote online from 10 names a mnd voting ends today at noon. our new option, what apple users can do to stop worrying about the company keeping track of your location. a new order after japan's prime minister and are we still seeing radioactivetivity here on the west coast.
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stocks are higher, thanks to good news about jobs.
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244,000 jobs were added, more than expected. however, unemployment ticked up, now at 9%. oil, also, by the way, up a little bit, just above $100 a baimplet -- barrel. starting today, the federal government will stop sending out special security to help cities and states pay their debt. it's part of the treasury department's efforts to avoid a default. congress has been stuck in a month long debate over raising the debt ceiling. it nearly shut down the federal government last month. apple users, worried about the company keeping track of where they are, have a new option. apple released a new operating system for its iphones and ipads that should quiet some crit tiges. this version completely
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eliminates information on where the devices are once they're turned off. it does not hold current information as long last they remain active. users can download the new release from i-tunes. hybrid owners are going to great length to keep an important driving perk. these yellow stirks -- stickers put on hybrid cars, well, the yellow stickers expire july 1st. there are reports some owners are trading them in for other hybrids. only drivers with white stickers will be able to use carpool lanes until 2015. under the new program, the leaf and honda clarity. another program involving green stickers start next year. so far only the prius qualifies
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for that. the city of palo alto may merge the police and fire department. the city paragraph has proposed creating one public safety department in an effort to save money. the police and fire departments are already led by one person with the police chief serving as the act testify fire chief. they will vee visit it -- revisit it. he is a star on the pittsburgh steelers, and he's on "dancing with the stars," the tv show. but apparently two los angeles police officers never recognized hines ward. yesterday they put him in handcuffs at gun point after pulling over a car that they thought was stolen. >> someone recognized the passenger at hines ward from the pittsburgh steelers. they determined that the vehicle was actually not stolen. it had been reported stolen but
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never reported to the lapd as found. >> we can tell you the police immediately released hines ward once they realized the mistake. japan's prime minister is ordering the closure of a nuclear power complex near tokyo. it comes eight weeks after the disaster at the fukushima daiichi plant. seismologists say there's an 87% chance of a magnitude 8 earthquake in that area within the next 33 years. activists have long protested against this plan. in the meantime uc berkeley activists said radioactive levels increased here. scientists said a person with
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have to eat 1,000 pounds of spinach to get the same amount of radiation in a cross-country flight. a store exceeded its expectations for a fund-raiser. the ace hard ware set out to raise $50,000 by the end of april. the store hit that mark in just three weeks and came up with a final donation of $67,992. the owner said about 1500 people contributed donations. real scare over some suspicious letters sent to washington, d.c. schools could be more widespread than thought. 29 schools received envelopes that had a white powder. the ferls test showed that -- first test showed that substance was not toxic.
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investigators haven't said where those schools are located. the body of a passenger who died in an air france plane crash two years ago has been recovered. the victim is still strapped in its seat. this come has couple days of a the plane as cockpit recorder was found. the flight was traveling from rio de janeiro to paris when this plunged into the ocean. the plan to save $4 billion building california's high speed rail system is in limbo, at least for now. california's high speed rail authorities told engineers not to consider a proposal to modify cal train's tracks. they said that would decrease the top speed from 120 miles an hour to 80 miles an hour. barks of the plan say it's an interim plan. so they may try again.
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cal train is adding more space for bicycles. they want to convert 10 standard cars into bicycle cars. it will cost the agency $330,000 and will be complete pie june. the chairman of sony is offering an apology about the lack of i.d. theft protection. sony was criticized for not quickly telling gamers that the network had been hacked last month. some personal and financial information was stolen. now sony will pay for one-year of protection system if people sign up before june 14th. all nine of the casinos in tunica, mississippi are closed because floodwaters are threatening. they're expected to stay closed for at least three weeks.
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that could mean losing $87 million this month. the 137th kentucky derby is about to get underway. one of the race favorites has been scratched. uncle mo is a no go because of a stomach ailment. the historic race at churchill downs is known as the fastest in hex. nasa is expected to announce a new launch date today for the space shuttle endeavour. it was canceled after an electric power switching box failed. endeavour won't be able to lift off until sometime after may 10th, but it's possible it could be moved back to the july 4th holiday week. the say hay kid is 84.
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the giants will hold a celebration for the great willie mace. a lot of people consider him the greatest ball player of all time. look at him. he's still going strong. he as his found daption and makes regular trips to at&t and gives lots of tips to players. loyal prices are going down, but prices at the pump are not. we'll explain why. plus, a dog with a lot of love to give, very unusual edition to her litter of puppies.
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bree: sis, help me create my oasis.
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marcy: ok, romantic garden? bree: oh, is there a castle nearby? marcy: no, but there's a charming farmhouse. bree: right next to my posh castle! i'm sensing a theme here. well, i am the queen, dear sister. a dog, a jack russell
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terrier is playing mommy for two kittens on top have her own. annabelle stepped in and started nursing them. the puppies and the kittens all get along and annabelle seems to be more protective of the kittens than her on puppies. a san jose woman said a blood donation gave her an infection and now she is filing a claim against the hospital. the 21-year-old woman developed the infection last year after donating blood to stanford hospital. this is the second claim against stanford. a 43-year-old man claimed a 2008 blood donation gave him a bone infection. there's hope for lower gas prices at the pumps. the price of crude oil dipped
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below $100 a barrel. but don't start celebrating. gas station owners have not lord their prices yet because they're still selling gas that they bought at the hyper prices. well, agos ride free today on the altamont train. it's part of the customer appreciation day and also marks national train day on saturday. it travels between stockton and san jose. ace rail is offering a discount on june passes. >> a train can be a nice way to get around. let's check in with sal. all right. traffic is getting busier in some areas. you can see that interstate 880 traffic heading up north will be slow, especially after 66th avenue overcrossing. will the morning commute will be
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slow at the toll plaza after you pay the money. a little bit of wait at the metering lights but that should go away soofnlt northbound 101 coming up to 880 in downtown san jose. no major problems. let's go to steve. >> some patchy forks sunny. it will be nice. just not has warm as the past two days. some of the fog is starting to fill in. not making a push from west to east. 50s to low 80s for some, but the fog is returning. sun, cooler, breezy. more fog, clouds, much cooler on the weekend. 60s on sunday. warmer monday and tuesday and turning cooler by mid-week. the system will move into oregon and northern california and then right over the sierra by sunday.
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we'll be on the western edge. it means a big cooldown. 40s, 50s. a lot of mid-50s, upper 50s. so temperatures trying to warm up. as the system gets closer, the fog will get closer. if you're heading into the city, i would take a jacket. it will be cooler and windy with 50s and 60s. one more dray for those far enough away from the coast to get a couple 80s and then a rebound monday and tuesday. we've been telling you seven suspects are in custody for the killing of a german tourist in san francisco. this morning ktvu received an email from the victim's husband. we have new details about the man who police say is responsible for a deadly hit and run overnight in san francisco. business owners trying to
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get back to business in san jose. the new glass is here for all those broken windows that got broken at the cinco de mayo celebration.
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good morning. welcome back. i'm tori campbell. >> i'm dave clark. it's friday, may 6th. san francisco police are investigating a hit and run crash that left a pedestrian dead. it happened hours ago on masonic and turk. there's new information about the drunk driver. >> reporter: the 23-year-old suspect has been identified. his name is jose jimenez. he's 23 and from san francisco. . he will be charged with speeding along masonic, near golden gate and turk. he killed a man at turk. that pedestrian flew half a block. a cab driver called in the accident about 2:30 this morning. take a look at this. this is where his high on day wound up at -- hyundai at st.
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marys medical center. pieces of his own car were at a different location. >> when you have a lot of scenes, it takes more time to investigate. you have to collect evidence and see where they match up. >> reporter: paramedics took jimenez to the hospital where he was treated for wounds to his face and hands. he faces dui charges and vehicular manslaughter. we spoke to an eyewitness, an er nurse. she described what happened as she was parking her car. >> i saw a car coming in, hitting the corner hard. there were no headlights or no front grill. he was coming in on a speed and i was coming in the opposite direction and was going to park my car in the parking garage. i tried to dodge him because he
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was coming head-on. the cement pods stopped the car. >> reporter: four cars in all were damaged, including the ones here along shr rasmed d per street. the victim is a 55-year-old african-american man but the next of kin has not been notified so his name has not been released at this hour. jade hernandez reporting. it was another rowdy cinco de mayo in the bay area's largest city. san jose police report widespread violence and vandalism. claudine wong has been talking to downtown business owners and checking out the damage. good morning, claude claudine. >> reporter: you can see the glass truck has arrived at the weaver tax service business. the crew taking down the boards when all of this happened so
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they could replace it with new windows. the cleanup is underway, at least partially. weaver tax business said they will do what they have to do to put things back -- things back together. they had at least four large window anies broken out. they also own the strip mall. soal list weaver and his dad are looking at paying for these repairs out of their own pocket. >> every year, every 4th of july or cinco de mayo they break the windows out. >> reporter: why do they get you guys? >> i have no idea, more visible, out in front. we own this whole strip. i don't know why our building.
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>> reporter: these buildings are in the stretch of allan rock. all were board up by the city overnight. it was about 10 last night. that's about the time that newschopper 2 was off the area. we've been waiting for totals on how bad things were. i just got off the phone with san jose pd, the sergeant telling me there were six arrests, four misdemeanor, two felonies. the felony was for selling drugs and a weapon. possession of a switch blade and resisting arrest. there was a stabbing. no suspects identified there. back out here live. , you can see them starting to take the plywood down. but it is a mess. it is an exspeansive issue as --
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expensive issue. owners obviously frustrated. they don't believe they were targeted, just happened to be in a place where the crowd decided to take their celebration next. claudine wong reporting ktvu news. for the first time al qaeda confirms osama bin laden is dead. an internet statement says that osama bin laden's blood will not be wasted that al qaeda will continue attacking americans ander that allies. it said america's happiness will turn to sadness. new reports released said that cia agents were watching osama bin laden from a safe house. agents would regularly see a tall man walking through the
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courtyard but were never able to positively confirm that tall man was bin laden. later today president obama will meet with some of the people who took part in the raid on the compound. we'll have a live report from washington with the details of the visit and the president saying thank you for the successful mission. a german man is responding to the arrest of seven people for the death of his wife in san francisco's union square. police say he was caught in the cross fire of a gang shootout. ktvu received an e mail from the husband. schroer plans to kromm back to sphans. police are searching for an eightth suspect in the case.
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a high speed chase in san leandro ended with a man in the hospital. police noticed a van speeding on doolittle drive last night. the officer tried to pull the van over. the van's driver made a u turn and drove directly towards the officer, crashing into him head-on. despite being shaken up, the officer was able to arrest the driver. the officer was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. mrs. in san leandro police are looking for three men who carjacked a woman and shot her roommate. the woman had just pulled into the driveway when he is was confronted by three men who demanded the keys to her car. the woman's roommate came out. several rounds were fired at him and he was shot in the leg before the gunmen took off.
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organizers picked reverend williams as job train's 2011 role model of the year. they say all of his work as act -- active visit and minister puts him in that position. a uc berkeley journalism student preparing to graduate has one more essay to write. the campus panel said he shouldn't have been inside wheeler hall during a pro test. he said he was filming as a journalist. as a punishment he has to write an essay establishing a new
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policy. several brushfires around los angeles county are prompting -- the fire briefly threatened several homes. the threat had water drops. there were high temperatures. slightly cooler temperatures are expected over the weekend and steve will have more on that in a moment. >> small knows all about our commute. still feeling friday light. there are spots that are slow. for the most part, we're dog pretty well. one of the slow spots in the bay area. moving along and taking a look at 80 westbound, it's crowded, especially on the left, heading on down to the mcarthur -- maze.
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if you are looking at the bay bridge, that traffic is moving along okay as you drive up to the toll plaza. we have some patchy fog out there. that will be about it, but it's a cooler pattern, sunny inland. well away from the coast. we'll see 60s and temperatures will continue to drop over the next couple of days, so the fog is back, sun, breezy, cooler. for the weekend temperatures will continue to come down. and then much cooler by sunday. a rebound on the temps monday and tuesday. our forecast projections are showing a cooldown by next week. today we are tacking about some of that patchy fog out there. it's going to continue to work its way down the coast and work its way in. 50s, 54 santa rosa. fairfield 59. 57 mountain view.
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west 20 at west sfo. south at concord. west at napa. that's a sea breeze and a delta breeze. the system will move in and eventually drop in towards novato. we're on the western side of that. it spells cooler weather. as the system gets closer, it not only picks up the folk but -- fog but ramps up the wind. the cooling trend will start today and drop off the table saturday and bottom out on sunday for a cool breezy day. fog on the coast, patchy but sunny inland. we'll have cooler afternoon highs. 50s, 60s, 70 by santa cruz. there's fog towards mon they are ray. fog increases along with those clouds into the weekend, so highs only in the 60s on sunday. breezy but sunny on monday and warmer on tuesday. plans for a new libya.
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opposition groups reveal what they will do in a country without gadhafi. also, the surprising poll indicating there's a new republican front-runner in the race for the white house. a new start for an injured sea lion.
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some of that patchy fog has
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returned. 50s, 60s by the beaches. inland upper 70s, but cooler weather will take us into the weekend. we have breaking news out of tennessee. officials in memphis are going door to door urging residents to evacuate ahead of river flooding. tennessee is dealing with severe flooding. here's a look at an airport in meme fills. you can see it's completely under water. it flooded when a nearby levee failed. they tried to reinforce it but it still gave way. all the planes were moved to a different location before the breach. we have new details about the tapes and military operation -- intelligence and military operation to get bin laden. president obama will meet with the team that killed bin laden. >> reporter: this week has been dominated by the death of osama
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bin laden but right now the president is on his way top indiana to talk about jobs. this is a look at his departure from andrews airforce base. then he will head to fort campbell, kentucky. he also has private meetings with the navy seals and the special operation's pilots. several commandos were involved and we're learning how they knew so much about osama bin laden's compound. the cia maintained a safe house in abbottabad where spies conducted surveillance over several months. that helped the seals rehearse how they would take on bin laden. the word is the spies never got a picture of bin laden. before the sales -- seals went in -- the safe house has since
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been shut down. we're still hearing more details about the u.s. raid on bin laden's compound. it now appears there was no intense firefight. a senior defense official said one man fired any shots. he was quickly shot. officials in pakistan said a u.s. drone strike killed 10 people in north pakistan near the border with afghanistan. that hear is known to be a hideout for al qaeda as well as the taliban. that strike could increase the tension between the united states and pakistan. yesterday the pakistani army warned the u.s. stop making unauthorized strikes within pakistan. the death of osama bin laden dominated last night's debate of republican presidential candidates. the five candidates there had five different views on
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president obama's bold military move. >> if you look at what president obama has done right in foreign policy, it has always been a continuation of the bush policies. >> we went to afghanistan to get him and he hasn't been here. now that he's killed, boy, it is a wonderful time for this country now to reassess it and get the trips out of afghanistan and end that war that hasn't helped us and hasn't helped anybody in the middle east. >> the fox news channel aired the debate in south carolina. two gop front-runners, mitt romney and donald trump did not participate. a poll shows ron paul trailing president obama by 7 points. that would make him the republican with the best chance for winning the race for the white house. the paul campaign raised an astonishing $1 million in one day.
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this poll was conducted before bin laden's death, which is giving president obama a big boost in the polls. libya's opposition group is saying how it sees life after gadhafi. members met in rome with secretary of state hillary clinton and other members of this 22-nation contacts group on lib ya. the coun sile sell said it -- counsel says it is looking at an interim government. a sea lion found shot in sausalito makes a debut. he is completely blind and cannot be released back into the wild. silent night and another blind sea lion named henry settled into their new home on tuesday and the exhibit opens for the
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first time at 10:30 this morning. a song has one california college president singing the blues. the lyrics that ended up costing him his job. also, the facebook game with a big payoff. good morning. northbound 101, improving here in san jose as you drive towards the airport. we'll tell you more about the morning commute straight ahead.
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these are live pictures of airforce one. you can see the steps have been pulled up to the open door. we're expecting president obama to come out any moment. he is heading to fort campbell, kentucky. first, where he is right now is in indianapolis. the president is also wanting to return a since of returning to business for the government. so he is in indianapolis and he will talk about the monthly job numbers. an extra 244,000 jobs wered ad in april, and there is the president stepping out of airforce one and a few other folks there, i think some cabinet members with him. again, he will be talking about his energy policies at a location in indianapolis right
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now. the big limousine getting ready to take him off to that location. as usual, he stops and greets with a few dignitaries. after this stop the president will be heading to fort campbell to talk with some of the soldiers, the troops, the navy seals who took part in the dramatic raid. those folks have not been identified. that, obviously, will be a top secret meeting that they don't want to identify any of the troops who are part of that raid for their own safety. again, live peck complurs, president obama landing in indianapolis right now, headed off to a meeting to talk about energy policy. >> we'll take a break and talk traffic. how's our commute? >> it's getting good. let's go out to the bay bridge toll plaza.
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we're seeing a little bit of slow traffic but nothing like a normal commute day. san mateo, golden gate bridge and richmond bridge traffic moving along very well. 8:25. let's go to steve. >> it will be cooler today, some upper 70s, low 80s. low clouds being pushed in. we could see sox of that fog there and -- some of that fog there and the system. 50s for temps, mid to upper. the breeze is out of the west and southwest. so that signals a sea breeze. that will dig into novato and northern california, so we're going to cool down by then. fog on the coast. sunny in-- inland. after today those 80s will go good-bye. the five-day as cooler weather saturday and much cooler on sunday. >> all right. thank you. well, the numbers came out a
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couple hours ago. the economic report showing the biggest hiring spree in years.
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this morning, al qaeda for the very first time confirmed that osama bin laden is dead. the group is saying al qaeda will remain -- and i'm quoting, a curse, chasing americans and their agents. a handwritten note that was seized from bin laden's pakistani compound is giving us details about the possible terror plot of the 10th
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anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. kraig debro has more on how the rail system could be targeted. >> reporter: he's pulling out now. i talked to amtrak employees. they said this is part of their typical patrols. sometimes they'll get on trains. following the 9/11 attacks, that changed things. here, i talked to a passenger earlier. she said following the 9/11 attack they started checking i.d.'s. to this day amtrak doesn't use low or high tech equipment to screen luggage. people are reacting to al qaeda's plans to attack on the anniversary of 9/11. bin laden's gone but his followers could carry out his plans. people reading trains are used to getting on without luggage screening but now are taking a second look.
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>> a little disconcerting. i hope they can check that out. >> there's always more they chan do. as of now i feel safe riding the trains. >> reporter: the amtrak employee declined an interview. the employee said all bags are subject to search by conductors, that undercover agents ride trains and bomb sniffing dogs show up unannounced. screening happens on the east coast but not the west coast and couldn't explain why. reporting live from oakland. kraig debro. employers added a lot more jobs in april. private employers created 260,000 jobs. liu but layoffs offset that for
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a net gain of 244,000 new jobs. however, the national jobless rate went up since people who had stopped looking for work jumped back into the job force. taking a live look at the big board on wall street, investors are liking the news about the jobs. the cow is -- dow is up. nasdaq up 41, nasdaq 18. crude is up to $101 a barrel. today is a dark anniversary on wall street. one year ago was the flash crash when the dow sank 1,000 points in 20 minutes. some stocks lost a third of their value. it all started when one trader accidentally tried to trade a huge amount of securities tide
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to the s&p index. some rules have been changed but most traders said something has to be done to avoid the repeat. a plan to fix the delta is flawed. $150million has been sent on the delta conservation plan. it is supposed to balance the wildlife habitat. it's especially critical of the plan to build a 45-mile canal. scientists say this plan was done backward with construction of the canal overemphasized. we're waiting to hear back from pg&e to fix a broken repair line. the gas leak was reported about 9:40 last night on oak park boulevard. the crew had been working on it. pg&e figured they would be
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finished about 5:30 at the earliest. that gas leak prompted a shelter in place. neighbors were told to stay inside, close your windows until the order was lefted about 11 p.m. gas service is not affected. facebook gamers will be able to earn extra game credits by watching video ads. they will be incorporated into games. users who buy real money can now buy the games with credits they earn. the videos will also appear in other parts of facebook to attract gamers when they're not playing games. the president of modesto junior college has resigned over some controversial song lyrics posted on his personal website. he resigned five days after the website was made public.
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it first went up in 2007 and included samples of more than 100 songs he wrote. the lyrics included profanity, references to homosexuality and drug use. he said he understands why people would be offended and the songs were inappropriate for a college president. the web site has been taken down. a judge will decide today whether a suspected serial killer can represent himself. the judge delayed the ruling so joseph naso could meet with lawyers. he said he doesn't need a lawyer because he knows his case better than anyone else and that defense attorneys are too expensive. prosecutors said naso has more than a million dollars in assets. closing arguments are expected in the gang case. a judge will decide whether the
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city can impose tough restrictions on dozens of suspected gang members in the area. if approved, this would be the third oakland neighborhood affected by john russo's violent crackdown. russo announced his resignation earlier this week. the injured giants fan brian stow fractured a -- suffered a fractured skull when he was beaten. doctors have been trying to remove him from coma-inducing medicines, but his family said he is not responding. a san francisco music student may be reunited with her stolen vie open lynn as soon -- violin as soon as today. we have video of him carrying
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that instrument. this was a rare violin estimate $23,000. sylvester dropped it off at st. mary's cathedral sometime yesterday. oakland mayor jean quan is flying to china to promote economic ties. quan will encourage the creation of more business connections with china. she said that will generate jobs and investments. she also wants to protect direct air service between oakland and china. she said the port is paying for the trip and not taxpayers. san francisco shr river michael hennessey is getting ready to release illegal immigrants from jail. it will start june 1st. the plan would treat illegal immigrants the same way u.s. citizens are treated. it's meant to upholded sanctuary
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ordinance. federal officials have been able to get around it through a fingerprint program. one of the country's largest record levels is being sold to a record company for a $1 billion deal. we learned russia's access industries is buying the warner music group for $1.3 billion. a formal announcement is expected today. sales are just half what they were a decade ago. artists signed to warner included eric clapton. this would have been the first law ofs it kind in the nation but san francisco legislation allowing retailers to labor cell phones with radiation levels was on hold. this was signed by former mayor gavin newsom. the supervise said he will announce changes. a trade group has filed a
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lawsuit. they claim this would mislead customers into thinking one phone is safer than another. he said all phones meet fcc standards. a san rafael man will be facing charges involving a shoe camera and skirts. police in marin county arrested 23-year-old nicholas springer. he is accused of attaching a tiny video camera to his shoe and sliding it under women's skirts. mineta san jose airport will not be changing its name. they decided against adding silicon valley. if they did this would have been nor man y mineta san jose
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silicon valley airport. supporters said this would we, but could be considered again. so they're trying to increase awareness and proximity. >> let's check in with sal. >> i must commend you on your choice of sharp colors for your tie. >> they're in a winning mode. >> thank you, dave. >> tori, you look nice, too. traffic is okay. can you tell it's about 20 minutes before my weekend. thank you. 880 northbound a little bit slow last you drive past the coliseum. this clears up by the time you reach the brick wall. if you're going to the bay bridge, it has been a moderate dlai. one could say it's light. we've been checking with the chp. we don't have crashes reported
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on that span. taking a look at the peninsula, the traffic is okay. looks like westbound 92 as you head towards hesperia, so watch out for that. traffic on westbound 92 after 101 a crash. 101, slow in san mateo. move the map to the south bay, look at 101. traffic getting back to the 8308 interchange. let's go to steve. it will be cool, not bad boy the coast. there's areas where you get the sun but nothing like a couple days ago. well, the system is getting closer. it's going to slice through northern california into sierra, nevada by sunday. rather impressive for this time of the year. it's pushing in low clouds and fog. so 50s on these temps, mid to
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upper 50s. west, southwest breeze at 18. south at concord. san jose has a northwest wind that comes over the water. pretty good system, a good one. it's going to dig. we're on the western side slough -- side of it. we get the cooler air. look for highs in the 60s and 70s on is the day. inland areas will drop a good 15 degrees. the cooler pattern started yesterday. the west winds started. the inland areas will pick up. the cooling trend starts and bottoms out. fog, sun, breezy. it will be sunny. cooler afternoon highs because that wind is out of the west, still some low 80s, on ti okay
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-- antioch to gilroy. fog will be on the increase. here comes that system for a much cooler pattern. it will be breezy and cool on monday and warm on tuesday. an expert has some easy quick fixes to those anowing computer and cell phone problems. >> a big day for a baseball legend. how the jaint -- giants fans will celebrate this.
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numbers are hire higher and -- higher and made up because of the good news for the jobs, a lot more than expected. the dow is up 153. let's bring you up to date on the other top stories. this morning al qaeda confirmed osama bin laden is dead. in an internet statement al qaeda warns it will retaliate against americans. later today president obama will personally thank some of the army pilots and navy seals
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who took parred in -- part in the raid. the president will meet with them in fort campbell, kentucky. he will talk about his energy policy and a company that makes hybrid engines. san francisco police said a suspected drunk driver hit and killed a pedestrian on golden gate and turk. police arrested 23-year-old jose him men knees of san francisco -- jimenez. police spent most of the night breaking up flights, like what you see down there and san jose's medical team were busy treating the injured. there's a report of one stabbing. police are expected to give us more details about the number of arrests and serious injuries later today. heavy rains are causing massive floods from minnesota to louisiana, and just this morning people in tennessee are going
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door to door urging people to evacuate from their homes. our reporter is live from washington, d.c. on the latest efforts to hold back the rising waters. good morning, megan. >> it's being called a slow motion disaster. you've seen pictures like this that are remarkable. this looks like ranch home. this is the second floor of this house. it goes all the way down. you can see feet and feet and feet of water. you can see the pictures here. people living in cotton plant, gregory and mcclellan, arkansas, have no choice but to leave home. large sections of highway are shut down including more than 20 miles of interstate 40. truckers say they've never seen anything like this. some say it took them four hours to go 40 miles.
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right where the mississippi meets the ohio, they're the hardest hit. since the corps -- water levels dropped but engineers blew up a third levee. despite the attempt to control the leaf vow, huge swaths of farmland are underwater and lawmakers are hearing from farmers who are desperate. this is an epic flood. the army corps of engineers had a difficult continue. i cuds -- continue to maintain that a natural breach could not be avoided. it remains to be seen whether it will be effective downriver. pretty controversial, that final third leaf vow breach just because of all the people that could have been saverred from
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the floodwater. a lot of people who were affected by those round of tornadoes two weeks ago are now seeing floodwaters roll. it's a pretty awful situation. >> reporting live for us in washington, d.c. thank you. a coalition of san francisco's sigh krill rights organization -- civil rights organization is demanding a meeting after an assistant attorney dressed up in a middle eastern outfit and used a fake accent on training. the man was quickly displenned-- disciplined. those yellow stickers that allow solo drivers of certain hybrid cars, they expire on july first. new some owners are trading them in for more fuel efficient vehicles to qualify for other
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clean ear sticker else. only solo drivers with white stickers will be able to use carpool lanes. they include the nissan lease and honda clarity. another program using green stickers start next year. so far the prius qualifies. he's a pro football star for the pittsburgh steelers and a contestant for "dancing with the stars." but apparently two police officers never recognized hines ward. yesterday they put him in handcuffs at gun point after pulling over a car they thought was stolen. >> shortly there after one recognized the passenger as hines ward from the pittsburgh steelers. they determined that the vehicle was actually not stolen. it had been reported stolen but never reported to the lapd. >> police immediately released hines ward once they realized
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they made a mistake. sony's chairman is offering an apology as well as i.d. protection. sony was criticized for not telling gamers it had been hacked. a lot of personal information was compromised. now sony will pay for one year of identity theft protection, if network users sign up before june 18. the say hey kid is now 80 years olded the san francisco giants will hold a birthday celebration for willie mays. a lot of people consider willie mays, the greatest player of all times. he is still going strong. he runs his charity, say hey foundation, and makes regular trips to at&t park, hands out baseball tips to fans.
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technology is great when gadgets are working but as one tech said they can annoy the heck out of you when they're not working. to eliminate password forgetfulness, eliminate it. when the wi-fi keeps des appearing, change the wi-fi. for laptops, dirty battery connections can reduce power. she says you should turn off your computer and wash the contacts with rubbing alcohol. mother's day is this sunday. you may want to consider a twist to the traditional bouquet of flowers. they're letting people adopt a rose at the san jose rose garden. the price is $50 and includes
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potpourri and a personalized inscription next to the adopted rose. for more information, visit the website grpd.com. you might -- after two years apart a family is reunited with their dog. we have the video in a few minutes. >> talking about the ups and downs on the show.
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now former governor arnold schwarzenegger intends to keep his word. he will star in a movie called "cry macho." he will play a former horse trainer who gets caught in a kidnapping plot. he will be paid $10 million. after more than three years apart, a sacramento family finally reunited were -- with their dog this morning. this shows the 11-year-old poodle named lou being reunited. lou wound up wandering the street. the idol dream has come to an and for one more person. >> ♪ and the house is not a home ♪
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>> that was jacob lusk's final song. we talked to him this morning and he described the stress that they face. >> we're hurt and we don't want to go home but at the same time we don't want our friends to go home. >> there are four contestants left including james dorp bin. you can watch it right here on ktvu. all right, steve? >> cooler. sunny today, patchy fog and cooler over the weekend. >> all right. happy mother's day to all the mothers out there. >> bye now.
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